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Booklist Spring 2020

JST Booklist Spring 2020

Below, you will find textbook information for courses offered at JST. You can order these books on Amazon or any other booksellers.

Please bear in mind the length of time it takes to receive your books when ordering, so that you will have them when you need them for your class.

Professor Julie Rubio

David O’Brien and Thomas Shannon, eds. Catholic Social Thought, 3rd rev ed. (Orbis 2016)
ISBN #978-1-62698-199-7

Cristiana Zenner, Just Water: Theology, Ethics, & Fresh Water Crisis (Orbis 2018)
ISBN #978-1626982970

James F. Keenan, ed. Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics (Orbis 2018)
ISBN #978-1-62698-344-1

M. Shawn Copeland, Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being (Fortress 2009)
ISBN #978-0800662745

Professor Julie Rubio

Robert Putnam, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (Simon & Schuster, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1476769899

Margaret A. Farley, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics (Continuum 2006)  
ISBN-13: 978-0-82642924 

Rubio, Family Ethics: Practices for Christians (Georgetown 2010)
ISBN-13: 978-1589016392
Richard R. Gaillardetz,  A Daring Promise: A Spirituality of Christian Marriage, (Liturgical 2007) 
ISBN-13: 978-0-764815591
Francis, Amoris Laetitia (Pauline Books & Media 2016), (Available at
ISBN-13: 978-0819845849

Professor Thomas Cattoi

The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion, edited by Michael Stausberg and Steven Engler (London and New York, 2014)
ISBN 978-0-415-71844-8 ($33.00 paperback)

Professor Christopher Hadley, SJ


Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti. The Holy Spirit: A Guide to Christian Theology. Westminster John Knox Press, 2012
ISBN-10: 066423593X, ISBN-13: 978-0664235932
Coakley, Sarah. God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay 'On the Trinity'. Cambridge University Press, 2013
ISBN-10: 0521558263, ISBN-13: 978-0521558266

Rambo, Shelly. Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining. Westminster John Knox Press, 2010
ISBN-10: 0664235034, ISBN-13: 978-0664235031

Professor Mary E. McGann, RSCJ

Kathleen Hughes, Lay Presiding: The Art of Leading Prayer. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1988. 
ISBN 0-8146-1933-9

Kimberly Bracken Long, The Worshiping Body: The Art of Leading Worship. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009.
ISBN: 978-0-664-23311-2.

Paul Philibert, The Priesthood of the Faithful. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2005.
ISBN 10: 0-8146-3023-5

Don E. Saliers, Worship as Theology: Foretaste of Glory Divine. Nashville: Abingdon, 1994.
ISBN 0-687-14693-3

Songs and Prayers from Taizé,  (People’s edition) GIA Publications (G-3719-P). 
ISBN 0-941050 30-0 

Professor Frederik Heiding, SJ

St Ephrem the Syrian, Hymns on Paradise, Introduction and translation by Sebastian Brock, St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, Crestwood, New York, 1990.
ISBN 978-0-88141-076-1

Louth, Andrew, Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology, SPCK, 2013, London (172 p.)
ISBN 978-0830840458

McCall, Richard, Do This: Liturgy as Performance, University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. (204 p.)
ISBN 978-0-281-06965-1

Pseudo-Dionysius, Complete works, The Classics of Western Spirituality, Paulist Press, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1987, selected passages as a pdf file, The Mystical Theology, pp. 133–141, The Ecclesiastical Hierarchy, pp. 193–232.
ISBN 0-8091-2838-1

Ratzinger, Joseph & Guardini, Romano, The Spirit of the Liturgy. Commemorative Edition, Ignatius Press, 2018, (375 p.). ISBN 978-0-268-03499-3

Stagnaro, Angelo, How to Pray the Dominican Way: Ten Postures, Prayers, and Practices That Lead Us to God, Paraclete Press, 2012. (160 p.) ISBN 978-01-61261-165-5

Sacrosanctum Concilium, Decree of the Second Vatican Council.

Wybrew, Hugh, The Orthodox Liturgy: The development of the eucharistic Liturgy in the Byzantine rite, SPCK, 1989, London (189 p.). optional.
ISBN 978-0-281-07098-5

Professor Jean-Francois Racine

Spender, F. Scott. The gospel of Luke and Acts of the apostles. Interpreting biblical texts; Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2008.
ISBN-10: 0687008506; ISBN-13: 978-0687008506; ISBN-10: 0801027896

Resseguie, James L. Narrative Criticism of the New Testament: An Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2005.
ISBN-10: 0801027896; ISBN-13: 978-0801027895

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. 8th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
ISBN-10: 0226816389; ISBN-13: 978-0226816388 I recommend the electronic version.

Tannehill, Robert C. The Narrative Unity of Luke-Acts. A Literary Interpretation. Volume Two: The Acts of the Apostles. Foundation and Facets; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1991.
ISBN-10: 0800625587; ISBN-13: 978-0800625580


Professor Paul Janowiak, SJ

Herbert Vorgrimler, Sacramental Theology (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1992); Linda Maloney, trans.;
ISBN: 0-8146-1994-0.

Louis-Marie Chauvet, The Sacraments: The Word of God at the Mercy of the Body (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2001);
ISBN: 0-8146-6143-2

Ghislain Lafont OSB, Eucharist: The Word and the Meal, <2001; trans. Jeremy Driscoll OSB, 2008>(Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 2008);
ISBN: 978-0-8091-4459-4

John Macquarrie, A Guide to the Sacraments (London: SCM Press, Ltd., 1997);
ISBN: 0-334-02681-4

Paul Janowiak S.J., Standing Together in the Community of God: Liturgical Spirituality and the Presence of Christ (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2011);
ISBN: 978-0-8146-6024

Herbert McCabe O.P., The New Creation [1964] (London/NY: Continuum, 2010);
ISBN: 978-1441-14573-4

Professor Sonny Manuel, SJ

Bader, Michael. Male Sexuality - Why Women Don't Understand it, and Men Don't Either.  New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2009.
ISBN # 978-1-4422-0328-0

Professor Jean-Francois Racine

Aland, Kurt ed. Synopsis of the Four Gospels, Revised Standard Version. [New York?]: American Bible Society, 2010.
ISBN-10: 1585169420; ISBN-13: 978-1585169429

Allen, Wesley O. Jr. Reading the Synoptic Gospels: Basic Methods for Interpreting Matthew, Mark, and Luke. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press, 2000.
ISBN-10: 0827232195; ISBN-13: 978-0827232198

Perkins, Pheme. Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2009.
ISBN-10: 0802865534; ISBN-13: 978-0802865533

Pontifical Biblical Commission. The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church. Boston: Pauline Books & Media, 1993.
ISBN 0-8198-3670-2 also available online

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. 8th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
ISBN-10: 0226816389; ISBN-13: 978-0226816388

Malina, Bruce J., Rohrbaugh, Richard L. Social Science Commentary on the Synoptic Gospels. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2002.
ISBN-10: 0800634918; ISBN-13: 978-0800634919. The first edition is also fine.

Professor Gina Hens Piazza

Thomas L. Leclerec, Introduction to the PROPHETS – Their Stories, Sayings, and Scrolls 2nd ed, Paulist press, 2017. 
(need to purchase 2
nd edition available at Amazon or Paulist)

Walter Brueggemann, Hopeful Imagination- Prophetic Voices in Exile Fortress Press 1986.  
(no need to purchase updated version)

D Premnath, A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Eighth Century Prophets Chalice Press, 2006
(optional – large amt of reading from this text will be on Moodle)

Professor Thomas Cattoi

Lewis Ayres, Nicaea and Its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology, Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2004
ISBN-13: 978-0198755050,  ISBN-10: 0198755058, $31.11

Ireneus, On Apostolic Preaching, Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1997, ISBN-10: 0881411744
ISBN-13: 978-0881411744, $16.52

John McGuckin, Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Christological Controversy, Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2004
ISBN-10: 0881418633, ISBN-13: 978-0881418637, $40.00 (from $24.99 used)

R.A. Norris, The Christological Controversy, Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980
ISBN-10: 0800614119, ISBN-13: 978-0800614119, $15.35

St. Ephrem the Syrian, Hymns on Paradise (trans. by Sebastian Brock), Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1990
ISBN-10: 0881410764, ISBN-13: 978-0881410761, $19.00

 (recommended: Augustine, Confessions, trans. by Henry Chadwick, Penguin, 1998, ISBN-10: 0199537828, ISBN-13: 978-0199537822, $5.79. You may also use other editions)

Professor Christopher M. Hadley, SJ

 Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti. The Holy Spirit: A Guide to Christian TheologyWestminster John Knox Press, 2012.
ISBN-10: 066423593X
ISBN-13: 978-0664235932

Coakley, Sarah. God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay 'On the Trinity'. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
ISBN-10: 0521558263
ISBN-13: 978-0521558266

Rambo, Shelly. Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining. Westminster John Knox Press, 2010.
ISBN-10: 0664235034
ISBN-13: 978-0664235031

Professor Eduardo Fernandez, SJ

Empereur and Fernández, La Vida Sacra: Contemporary Hispanic Sacramental Theology Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publ., Inc, 2006 (now available in electronic format).
ISBN: 10: 0-7425-5157-1

 Francis, Mark R. and Arturo J. Pérez-Rodríguez.  Primero Dios: Hispanic Liturgical Resource.  Chicago: Liturgical Training Publications, 1997.  
ISBN: 1-58654-142-2

 Martos, Joseph.  Doors to the Sacred: A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic Church. Ligouri, Missouri: Triumph Books, 1991, 2001, and 2014, any of these editions are fine.
ISBN 978-0-7648-2451-7

Professor James Nati

Garcia Martinez, Florentino & Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar. The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition (2 vols.). Leiden: Brill/Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997
ISBN:  978-9004115477

Professor Mary McGann, RSCJ

Required Books

Brian Thomas Swimme, Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story, Revised edition (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019)
ISBN 9781626983434

Christopher Uhl, Developing Ecological Consciousness: Becoming Fully Human, 3rd edition. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2020
ISBN 9781538116692  (Green cover…)

Belden C. Lane, The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)
ISBN 978-o-19-084267-3

Christine Valters Paintner, Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements (Notre Dame: Sorin Books, 2010)
ISBN 10 1-933495-22-7

Recommended Books

Daniel Christian Wahl, Designing Regenerative Cultures (Axminster, England: Triarchy Press, 2016)
ISBN 978-1-909470-77-4         

Joanne Robertson, Nibi Emosaawdang: The Water Walker (Toronto: Second Story Press, 2019)
ISBN 9781772601008

Professor Eduardo Fernandez, SJ

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (New York: Continuum, 2010),
30th  Anniversary Edition or earlier versions okay. 
ISBN-13: 978-0826412768   

Judith A. Berling, Understanding Other Religious Worlds: A Guide for Interreligious Education (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2004), 
ISBN 1-57075-516-7 (pbk.)

Hooks, bell.  Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (New York: Routledge, 1994). 
ISBN-13: 978-0415908085

Plueddemann, James E. Teaching Across Cultures: Contextualizing Education for Global Mission (Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2018).
ISBN 978-0-8308-5221-5

Professor James Nati

Crenshaw, James L. Old Testament Wisdom: An Introduction (3rd Edition). Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2010
ISBN: 978-0664234591